Evidence has shown that ergonomic interventions can decrease worker discomfort, but can they increase productivity? Are ergonomic guidelines being ignored in schools?
ASID has identified significant social, technological, organizational, business, and political trends that will influence the market for interior design services in the years ahead.
The popular press is devoting a lot of attention to the possible dangers of mold, which is keeping the issue top-of-mind with individuals and firms.
The physical features of the indoor work environment are closely linked to human behaviors such as creativity, teamwork, and leadership.
Lab designers are now fully incorporating research-backed workplace design principles that have been used successfully in office spaces into the high-science/high-tech environments they are creating.
Recent research, which has combined an assortment of test conditions in a new way, has shown relationships among task type, office color, presence of scenic images, and workplace performance.
Lessons learned from the design of operating rooms can be applied to other areas where thoughtful production work is performed.
The Inspired Workspace makes just as significant a contribution to workplace design as Zelinsky’s previous books.
Achieving business success depends on the work activities and behaviors of individuals, teams, and groups. We start with our clients’ business goals and measure how well office design supports these.
Performance of creative tasks might be improved by placing leafy plants in the field of view of people who are trying to work creatively.